Scientific Calendar Event



Description
AN ICTP 60TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

An ICTP meeting (by invitation only)

The Associates Programme is one of the most successful initiatives of ICTP, with its inception dating back to ICTP's  foundation in 1964.

This conference is a celebration of its 60th anniversary and it also marks the 10th anniversary of the partnership with the Simons Foundation for the Simons Associates Programme.

The conference will provide a forum for the current Associates and ICTP Simons Associates to exchange valuable personal and scientific experiences, and to engage in discussions that will help shaping the future of the programme.

The programme of the conference will branch in a variety of components of general interest, including but not limited to:
  • Sessions with historical remarks;
  • Colloquium talks on modern themes;
  • Invited talks on scientific advances;
  • Panel discussions;
  • Career development sessions;
  • Social events.


Go to day
  • Monday, 1 July 2024
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Opening ceremony
      • 09:00 Welcome remarks 30'
        Speaker: Atish Dabholkar (ICTP Director), Ralf Kaiser (Head of Programmes, ICTP)
      • 09:30 Historical overview of the programme 30'
        Speaker: Ralph Gebauer (Head of Associates Associates & Federated Institutes, ICTP), Emanuel Carneiro (Local Organiser, ICTP)
    • 10:00 - 11:30 Colloquium talk
      • 10:00 Frontiers of Machine Learning in Astrophysics 1h0'
        Speaker: Roberto Trotta (SISSA)
      • 11:00 Welcome coffee break 30'
    • 11:30 - 14:00 Talks by Associates
      • 11:30 Leaning from the past: future climate perspectives 20'
        Speaker: Flavio Barbosa Justino (Brazil - ESP)
      • 11:50 Our Network in Geometry and Physics generated by the ICTP 20'
        Speaker: Elizabeth T. Gasparim (Chile - MATH)
      • 12:10 Role of ICTP to develop physics in third world country: Nepal 20'
        Speaker: Narayan Prasad Adhikari (Nepal - CMSP)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 16:00 Talks by Associates
      • 14:00 Subsystem resetting: How manipulating a few can affect the whole 20'
        Speaker: Shamik Gupta (India - QLS)
      • 14:20 Science Communication 20'
        Speaker: Diana Laura Lopez Nacir (Argentina - HECAP)
      • 14:40 Spiral minimal products in euclidean spheres 20'
        Speaker: Yongsheng Zhang (China - MATH)
      • 15:00 The Role of the ICTP in Empowering Medical Physics in Sudan: Overcoming Challenges and Grabbing Opportunities 20'
        Speaker: Abdelmoneim Adam Mohamed Sulieman (Sudan - MP)
      • 15:20 Coffee break 40'
    • 16:00 - 16:20
      • 16:00 Celebrating 10 years of the partnership with the Simons Foundation 20'
    • 16:20 - 17:40 Talks by Associates
      • 16:20 From obstacles to opportunities at the edge 20'
        Speaker: Luis Eduardo Francisco Foa Torres (Chile - CMSP)
      • 16:40 Unveiling the Role of ICTP in Shaping My Scientific Journey in the field of Networks and Internet of Things 20'
        Speaker: Adnan Noor Mian (Pakistan - STI)
      • 17:00 Charge Kondo physics - my life in science 20'
        Speaker: Thi Kim Thanh Nguyen (Vietnam - CMSP)
      • 17:20 How to remain a scientist in isolation? 20'
        Speaker: Mohammad Reza Ejtehadi (Iran - QLS)
    • 18:00 - 20:00
      • 18:00 Welcome aperitif with reception 2h0'
  • Tuesday, 2 July 2024
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Colloquium talk
      • 09:00 Science communication: something to discuss 1h0'
        Speaker: Donato Ramani (SISSA)
    • 10:00 - 11:30 Talks by Associates
      • 10:00 Progress in Theoretical Aspects of Black Holes 20'
        Speaker: Mohammad Mahdi Sheikh Jabbari (Iran - HECAP)
      • 10:20 Metal and Metal oxide nanoparticles 20'
        Speaker: Meena Devi Jeyapragasam (India - CMSP)
      • 10:40 New horizons for Balkan science through cooperation with ICTP 20'
        Speaker: Velimir Ilic (Serbia - QLS)
      • 11:00 Group photo 5'
      • 11:05 Coffee break 25'
    • 11:30 - 14:00 Colloquium talk
      • 11:30 Quantum Technologies: past, present, and future 1h0'
        Speaker: Rosario Fazio (ICTP)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 17:00 Talks by Associates
      • 14:00 Algebraic method of group classification for semi-normalized classes of differential equations 20'
        Speaker: Celestin Kurujyibwami (Rwanda - MATH)
      • 14:20 Seeking universality in complexity 20'
        Speaker: Pragya Shukla (India - STI)
      • 14:40 Minors or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the exponential 20'
        Speaker: Mohammad Ali Rajabpour (Brazil - CMSP)
      • 15:00 Tropical Cyclones and Global Warming 20'
        Speaker: LIU Hailong Liu (China - ESP)
      • 15:20 Coffee break 40'
      • 16:00 The Cosmic Laboratory 20'
        Speaker: Amanda Weltman (South Africa - HECAP)
      • 16:20 Activity driven organization in cell colonies 20'
        Speaker: Sudipto Muhuri (India - QLS)
      • 16:40 My 20-year scientific involvement with ICTP 20'
        Speaker: Fouad El Haj Hassan (Lebanon - CMSP)
    • 17:00 - 19:00
      • 17:00 Guided tour of Miramare Park 2h0'
  • Wednesday, 3 July 2024
    • 09:15 - 14:00 Colloquium talk/ Pannels
      • 09:15 Grant writing: a few tips 45'
        Speaker: Marcello Dalmonte (ICTP)
      • 10:00 Panel on Managing Scientific Career & Family 1h0'
        Chairperson: Yenca Migoya-Orue
        
        Amanda Weltman (South Africa - HECAP)
        Khadim Mbacke War (Brazil - MATHS)
        Carolina Brito (Brazil - CMSP) 
        Prasenjit Ghosh (India - CMSP)
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:30 Session on Future Directions of the Associates Programme and tutorial 1h0'
        Charlotte Phillips presenting Hivebrite project
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 17:00 Talks by Associates
      • 14:00 An application of artificial neural networks to ionospheric studies 20'
        Speaker: Ambelu Tebabal Yirdaw (Ethiopia - STI)
      • 14:20 Synoptic Cyclones Projected by the RegCM over the South Atlantic Ocean 20'
        Speaker: Michelle Simoes Reboita (Brazil - ESP)
      • 14:40 Computational Topology for the Working Physicist 20'
        Speaker: Jeffrey Murugan (South Africa - HECAP)
      • 15:00 In silico modelling of materials 20'
        Speaker: Prasenjit Ghosh (India - CMSP)
      • 15:20 Coffee break 40'
      • 16:00 Calculated Absorption and Scattering Properties of Gold Nanoparticles of Different Size, Shape, and Composition for biosensing applications 20'
        Speaker: Hala Elkhozondar (Palestine - CMSP)
      • 16:20 Increasing Resilience to Earthquakes in India: Challenges and Opportunities 20'
        Speaker: Supriyo Mitra (India - ESP)
      • 16:40 From Riemann to Einstein 20'
        Speaker: Khalid Saifullah (Pakistan - MATH)
    • 19:00 - 22:30
      • 19:00 Dinner at Milic 3h30'